[CITASA] Call for papers: ³Contemporary Developments on Media, Culture and Society in Argentina and Latin America²

Pablo J Boczkowski pjb9 at northwestern.edu
Fri Mar 4 09:23:59 EST 2016

We invite the submission of original papers for the second annual conference on "Contemporary Developments on Media, Culture and Society in Argentina and Latin America," organized by the Center for the Study of Media and Society in Argentina<http://meso.com.ar/>. This event will take place on October 28, 2016, at Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The first edition of the Conference, which took place in November 2015, featured presentations and posters from 20 academics from Latin America and the united States, and an audience of more than 70, including researchers, journalists and students. For more information please visit http://meso.com.ar/congreso-anual/congreso-anual-2015/

We invite empirical, theoretical, and/or methodological contributions that help to expand knowledge about the interplay between media, culture, and society at the national and regional levels. Papers may refer to different types of mediated communication such as journalism; entertainment; advertising and marketing; public relations; social networks; and video games, among others.

Possible topics include the following:

  *   Transformations in modes of content production.

  *   Changes in uses of media.

  *   Innovation and technological change.

  *   Economics and financing of media.

  *   The state, government and civil society.

  *   Regulation and public policy.

  *   Political communication and electoral campaigns.

  *   The role of users as content producers.

Procedural matters:

  *   The deadline for submission of abstracts is May 1st, 2016. Please submit the abstracts by email to: mediosysociedad at udesa.edu.ar<mailto:mediosysociedad at udesa.edu.ar>.

  *   The e-mail subject must be "Last Name, First Name -Media and Society 2016".

  *   Abstracts must be sent as an attached file in Word format (.doc, .docx) and the file should be named "Last Name, First Name -Media and Society 2016".

  *   Abstracts should not exceed 300 words (excluding the title and references).

  *   In the same document of the abstract the author/s should include their contact information and a short bio of no more than 75 words.

  *   A selection committee will review the abstracts and the authors will be notified of the outcome of this process by June 1st, 2016.

  *   Finalists will be asked to submit their full papers by July 15th, 2015. Paper should not exceed 7,500 words, including references.

  *   Abstracts and papers must be submitted in Spanish. This will also be the official language of the conference.

  *   Papers that are part of the conference will be subject to publication in a volume co-edited by  Pablo J. Boczkowski and Eugenia Mitchelstein.

For more information, please contact mediosysociedad at udesa.edu.ar<mailto:mediosysociedad at udesa.edu.ar>.

-- Pablo J. Boczkowski
AT&T Research Professor
Director, M.S. in Leadership for Creative Enterprises<https://www.communication.northwestern.edu/programs/mslce>
Co-Director, Centro de Estudios sobre Medios y Sociedad en Argentina<meso.com.ar>
School of Communication -- Northwestern University

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